Seagate Does 4TB Hard Drive With Four 1TB Platters

In our culture and society these days, it seems that there is a growing obsession with being first. First in class, first on the grid, first in line to get the new iPhone…the list is practically endless when you think about it. Well, Seagate, a company that is well known in churning out storage solutions and manufactures hard drives as their bread and butter, has achieved another industry’s first with […]


HTML5 Exploit Can Allow Websites To Fill Up Your Hard Drive

Browsing websites on the Internet could be a great experience, depending on what kind of content you’re searching for. Conducting research for a term paper may not be as rewarding as browsing Reddit, but the process is still the same: input a website address, get to said website. But a recently revealed HTML5 exploit shows some websites can fill your computer’s hard drive with junk data. A lot of junk […]


Toshiba Outs 2TB Canvio Basics USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive

Toshiba has taken the wraps off its latest portable hard drive that offers around 2 terabytes of storage space. The Toshiba Canvio Basics 3.0 portable hard drive is powered by USB 3.0 and it is capable of storing up to 571,000 digital photos, or 526,000 digital music files, or around 1,640 downloaded digital movies. Apart from its fast storing capabilities via USB 3.0, the Canvio Basics 3.0 also features an […]


A-DATA DashDrive Elite HE720: World’s thinnest external hard drive?

A-DATA claims that their recently introduced DashDrive Elite HE720 is also the world’s thinnest external hard drive, and I leave the commenting floor open to the rest of our dear readers to counter that claim or to further strengthen it. Well, one thing’s for sure though, the DashDrive Elite HE720 is definitely a thing of beauty from the moment you lay your eyes on it, where this USB 3.0 compatible […]


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Data Killer erases data on the spot

Have you ever sat at the edge of your seat in the movies, as the protagonist is busy trying to erase all sensitive data on the hard drive right before the authorities or enemies make an entrance? The Data Killer from Platform of Japan is one such device that would definitely make life a whole lot easier – as well as less stressful, as the Data Killer is presented as […]


Star Wars hard drive recycles VHS tapes

Remember the days a long, long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, where you relied on this thing called the VHS tape to watch your favorite home movies? Ah, that was also the heyday of the Sony Walkman – when it still relied on cassettes instead of CDs or even later, MP3 files, to dispense music wherever you went. Well, here is a blast from the past with […]


Rumor: 5TB Seagate hard drives on their way

How large is your most spacious hard drive in your desktop at the moment? 1TB? Well, it seems that the ante is about to be upped by another level as boffins continue their unrelentless march towards improving current technology by walking towards tomorrow. It seems that a Seagate Middle East salesperson was reported to suffer from a case of the “slip of the tongue”, letting out Seagate’s future plans of […]


Toshiba MK01GRRB/R series small form factor hard drive

Toshiba steps to the forefront of news-making headlines yet again by introducing the industry’s highest capacity enterprise small form factor 15k RPM hard drive – in the form of the MK01GRRB/R series. This essentially sees a doubling of capacity where high performance enterprise drives are concerned, in addition to throwing in a self encrypting model that ought to keep a wide spectrum of users happy.


Hitachi crams 1TB into each platter

Hitachi wants to push the boundaries of hard drive storage even further by introducing a new range of hard drives which are capable of stashing away 1TB of data onto individual spinning platters. This new technology enables Hitachi to churn out even slimmer form factors – something that was not quite possible before, and with smaller hard drives, that means less material used to construct it, and this cost savings […]


Apple store accidentally gives customer hard drive with top secret files

Apple seems to have this nasty habit of losing their products – last year with the iPhone 4, and this year they have supposedly misplaced the iPhone 5 (although this has yet to be verified), and now it seems that they accidentally gave away a hard drive full of the Apple Store’s internal file server that is supposedly filled with top secret and confidential documents, and this is how it […]


Western Digital Scorpio Blue packs quite a punch

Western Digital, one of the names that is closely associated with quality storage devices for the computer (desktop or otherwise), is back again with the new WD Scorpio Blue. This is a new 2.5″ mobile hard drive which measures a mere 9.5mm thin, and to sweeten the deal, the Scorpio Blue will feature up to 1TB of storage space, being specially designed for mainstream notebook computers. How is the 1TB […]


LaCie Rugged Mini is one tough hard drive

Looking for a portable hard drive that can handle the abuse of being dropped or bumped against a wall – not because you purposely like to throw electronics around, but because you have butter fingers. Well you’re in luck, because they actually make products for people like you! LaCie has just announced a new addition to its lineup of shock- and drop-resistant portable hard drives; the Rugged Mini.


Western Digital WD AV-GP drives now in larger sizes

Western Digital, hard drive manufacturer specialist has added two new models to its WD AV-GP hard drives. Now available in 2.5TB and 3TB, these internal 3.5″ hard drives will enable users to enjoy reliable 24/7 video streaming in IPTV, DVR, Media Center PC and surveillance systems. The WD AV-GP drives are touted to offer 24×7 reliability, low power consumption, and unrivalled storage capacity for storage-intensive AV applications. Basically if you […]


Samsung S2 Gamers Edition hard drive

OK, so the Samsung S2 portable hard drive has seen quite a fair bit of action in its time, first coming pre-loaded with a Michael Jackson movie, while getting a USB 3.0 update later last year. This time around, Samsung intends to milk this cash cow for all it is worth by offering the Samsung S2 Gamers Edition hard drive, where consumers who decide to pick this up willbe able […]